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Hauppauge Power Outages Down to 2,574

LIPA has brought Town of Smithtown's power outages under 15,000, but parts of Hauppauge remains in the dark.

Many Hauppauge residents continue to linger in the dark without electricity as LIPA is slowly making strides to return power to the area. 

Long Island Power Authority reports that 2,574 Hauppauge homes and businesses are without power are of 8:30 a.m. Monday, according to LIPA's storm outage map. 

There are approximately 14,500 in Town of Smithtown without electricity, according to LIPA's outage map, down from more than 50,000 immediately after the storm. 

LIPA posted this update on its website as of Wednesday morning: 

LIPA has restored service to more than 700,000 customers who lost power due to Hurricane Sandy. This leaves approximately 270,000 customers without power, excluding customers in the most severely flooded areas.

Power to tens of thousands of customers is being restored daily and we are on schedule to have power back to 90 percent of all customers by Wednesday, November 7. 

The utility company says its has 11,000 workers dedicated to restoring power across Long Island, with another 1,600 arriving on Monday. Their priorities will be restoring power to health care facilities, schools and key components of LIPA's electric system.

Follow Hauppauge Patch on Facebook or Twitter @HauppaugePatch for the latest updates on power restoration and more following Hurricane Sandy. 

Herby Duverne November 05, 2012 at 08:43 PM
Power outages are one of the most frequent and impactful business hazards. Recent natural disasters have shown that outages can and will disrupt businesses and create major economic losses. Unfortunately, many businesses including hospital have not taken appropriate measures to mitigate this risk. http://tainoconsultinggroup.com/whitepapers/
arlene henry November 05, 2012 at 08:55 PM
Havenot seen lipa truck at. Nya and Allis ct. At all since storm
John from PA November 06, 2012 at 01:10 PM
LIPA outage map now essentially useless. They have taken the 118 miles of Long Island (length) and put it on your monitorm and expect you to be able to determine that status in any given neighborhood.

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